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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (July 20, 2003)-The driving stars of the NASCAR Elite Division, International Truck and Engine Corporation Midwest Series will be joined by four NASCAR driving legends, Tuesday, August 5 at Wisconsin ...

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (July 20, 2003)-The driving stars of the NASCAR Elite Division, International Truck and Engine Corporation Midwest Series will be joined by four NASCAR driving legends, Tuesday, August 5 at Wisconsin International Raceway for the running of the Oneida Bingo & Casino 300.

Buddy Baker, Cale Yarborough, Ernie Irvan and Harry Gant will participate in a special Race of Legends prior to the running of the Oneida Bingo and Casino 300 for the International Truck and Engine Corporation Midwest Series. In 1998, as part of NASCAR's 50th anniversary, Baker, Yarborough, Irvan and Gant were all named as members of NASCAR's 50 Greatest Drivers.

The green flag is scheduled to wave over the Oneida Bingo and Casino 300 at 7:45 p.m. (CT). Thirty drivers are scheduled to fill the field for the 300-lap affair, Tuesday, August 5. The fastest 16 competitors in time trials earn an automatic starting berth in the main event with seven additional starters transferring from the 20-lap last chance qualifying race. Up to seven additional provisional starting spots are available based on current points. Qualifying is set for 5:00 p.m. with the last chance qualifier scheduled for 7:00 p.m.

"To have those NASCAR greats running on the same card as us is just an honor," said Brian Hoppe, defending Oneida Bingo and Casino 300 champion and one of the Midwest Series up and coming young stars. "Those guys are the driving stars of my generation. I think the fans are in for a real treat."

Wisconsin International Raceway is located three miles south of Kaukauna on County Trunk KK, one-mile east of Hwy. 55. To order tickets, visit any area Express Convenience Store or Ticket Star location or call Game Day Sports Marketing at (877) 902-1177.

What: Oneida Bingo & Casino 300 (NASCAR Elite Division, International Truck and Engine Corporation Midwest Series, Race 10 of 12).
Where: Wisconsin International Raceway, Kaukauna, Wisconsin. #When: 7:45 p.m. CT, Tuesday, August 5.

Track layout: .50-mile, D-shaped, asphalt oval.
Race length: 300 laps, 150 miles.

Schedule: 8:00 a.m. (CT) Haulers Enter; 2:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Practice; 5:00 p.m. Time Trials (2 Laps); 7:00 p.m. Qualifying Race; 7:45 p.m. Oneida Bingo & Casino 300.

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Series NASCAR
Drivers Ernie Irvan , Buddy Baker , Harry Gant , Cale Yarborough